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Dr. Kathleen King Thorius has a new book published in June 2023 entitled, Equity Expansive Technical Assistance for Schools - Education Partnerships to Reverse Racial Disproportionality.
Based on the author’s experience leading equity-focused technical assistance centers, this book details approaches to partnering with educators and other stakeholders to eliminate racial disproportionality in special education. Because of its historical and current relevance as an indicator of systemic oppression, Thorius centers disproportionality as a crucial issue to be addressed through technical assistance partnerships. For these partnerships to be successful, technical assistance providers must: (1) support partners in engaging with a systemic and individual oppressions that contribute to inequities at the intersections of racism and ableism, and (2) introduce partners to resources that mediate learning about, and development of, locally relevant solutions that abolish racism and ableism in tandem. Equity Expansive Technical Assistance for Schools provides a research-based framework for conducting technical assistance, including vignettes and facilitation guides that educational leaders can use to address disproportionality in special education within their local contexts.
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Dr. Tina O’Neal to serve as a 2023-2024 Faculty Fellow with IUPUI Office of International Affairs
Congratulations to Dr. Tina O’Neal for being selected as a Faculty Fellow with IUPUI Office of International Affairs for the 2023-2024 academic year. In addition to her current development of our New “Inspire, Educate, and Transform: Ghana Short-Term Study Abroad" program, Dr. O’Neal will serve as a catalyst to strengthen the infrastructures that support study abroad and drive innovation within the School of Education for study abroad programs, projects, and initiatives. Some of her work will include conducting a thorough needs assessment, engaging faculty, staff, and students to identify the barriers that may hinder student participation in study abroad programs. With the insights gathered, Dr. O’Neal plans to develop and implement a Study Abroad Action Plan, complete with specific goals and measurable metrics to guide our progress.
These initiatives collectively reflect the IUPUI Office of International Affairs dedication to creating a more inclusive, globally-aware educational environment where students have every opportunity to enrich their learning through international experiences.Office of International Affairs website
Dr. Brandon Sherman & Dr. Annela Teemant had an article published in the Journal of Language, Identity & Education
Their article was published in the Journal of Language, Identity & Education entitled, “Pedagogical Coaching as Identity Work: Cultivating and Negotiating ESL Teacher Narrative Identities”.Read the article here
SoE Faculty Member earns Egon G. Guba 2023 Award
Dr. Scheurich, professor of Urban Education Studies, has received the Egon G. Guba Award for Outstanding Contributions to Qualitative ResearchRead more about the Egon G. Guba Award
Dr. Brandon Sherman had an article published in Asia Pacific Education Review
Dr. Brandon Sherman had an article published in Asia Pacific Education Review entitled “Unraveling the EFL expat: challenging privilege through borderlands and Asia as Method”.Read the article here